Secretary Langley with Others Survey Zoo Grounds

ID: 75-1755

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Card photograph

Date: c. 1888

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives,Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder: 3

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Secretary Samuel P. Langley with others survey the grounds of the newly established National Zoological Park. In the photograph, left to right, are Mr. Olmsted's assistant; James W. Traylor; C. W. Schuermann; Frederick Law Olmsted; Dr. Frank Baker; Secretary Langley; William Temple Hornaday; Harry W. Dorsey; and W. C. Winlock. The George Brown Goode house appears in the far right of the photograph on the former Columbia Road.


  • Baker, Frank 1841-1918
  • Dorsey, Harry W 1874-1960
  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Winlock, William C
  • Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937
  • Olmsted, Frederick Law 1822-1903
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)


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This is the old Z-123 neg. There are a series of photos of this trip to the new NZP at this SIA location.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives,Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder: 3

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


c. 1888

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  • Secretariats
  • Zoos
  • Secretaries
  • Traylor, James W
  • Schuermann, C. W


  • Card photograph
  • Group, candid

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Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 3h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Card photograph

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